On the anniversary of the shooting of 18 year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, another young black man—18 year-old black Tyrone Harris Jr.—was shot by police officers in Ferguson.
Staff from both the U.S. House and Senate, along with elected officials and the Senate chaplain, walked out today to show support for those protesting the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Yesterday was a very bad day, in some small part because NBA legend and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley was on television, and Charles Barkley was talking about something that was not the NBA.
Stephen Colbert waded into the mess surrounding the St. Louis Rams players who came out to player introductions against the Raiders on Sunday in the "hands up, don't shoot" pose, and the subsequent demand from the St. Louis Police Officer's Association that the Rams apologize. The bit is quite funny (despite the…
St. Louis Rams players recognized this week's Ferguson protests with an emphatic gesture during player introductions when several members of the team's receiving corps entered the field in the "hands up, don't shoot" pose.
Fires, gas masks, rocks, riot gear, gunfire, smoke pouring out of the smashed windows of an Advance Auto Parts ... everyone saw last night's news, and many St. Louisans were wary of becoming part of it. But following a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death…
ESPN columnist Jason Whitlock wrote a column last night wherein he tackled Monday's Michael Brown protests outside of Busch Stadium. Protesters demanding justice for Brown's shooting death at the hands of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson were met by a crowd of Cardinals fans exulting in the death of a black male.
This is remarkably bad copping.
Last night, Washington's defensive backs entered the field with their hands held high, a silent but striking tribute to Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old shot to death by police in Ferguson, Mo., earlier this month.
Sports Illustrated/MMQB writer Robert Klemko was arrested in Ferguson tonight, reportedly by order of Missouri Highway Patrol captain Ron Johnson himself. Other reporters were arrested or threatened with mace or being shot.
The United States of America is not for black people. We know this, and then we put it out of our minds, and then something happens to remind us. Saturday, in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., something like that happened: An unarmed 18-year-old black man was executed by police in broad daylight.